PHYS 170 : General Physics I

Credits

4

Class Hours

4 lecture

Prerequisites

“C” or higher or concurrent enrollment in MATH 241.

Corequisites

Recommended Prep

Semester Offered

Fall

Description

This course is the first half of a two-semester introduction to the fundamentals of physics and will cover kinematics, dynamics, energy, collisions and momentum, rotation, waves and sounds, as well as select topics on material properties and thermodynamics. Lectures and problem-solving will regularly use the mathematical tools of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, vectors, and calculus.

 

Designations

Diversification: Physical Sciences — DP